POLICE INVESTIGATE FATAL CRASH IN RED LION CHASE

(Bear, De 19701) Last night, at approximately 11:30 p.m., officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the area of McCoy Road and Nattul Drive, in the community of Red Lion Chase, for the report of a single vehicle crash where the vehicle struck a tree.  When the officers arrived at the scene the driver, 19-year-old Jherami Brown had been transported to a local area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The New Castle County Division of Police Traffic Services Unit arrived at the scene and assumed the investigation.  The investigators learned that the 2008 Ford Focus that was driven by Jherami was traveling southbound on McCoy Road. The vehicle left the edge of the roadway in the area of Nattul Drive and struck a tree.

The investigation also revealed that while alcohol or drugs are not suspected to be the cause of the crash, speed was definately a factor.

The investigation is still ongoing and anyone with information/ video pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact Det. Andrew Blithe at 302-395-8048 or by e-mail at Andrew.Blithe@newcastlede.gov or by calling the New Castle County Division of Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800 or via messenger on Facebook.

GOLD ALERT ISSUED FOR MISSING MAYVIEW MANOR WOMAN: AMANDA GRUSENMEYER

County Police are currently searching for 35-year-old Amanda Grusenmeyer missing from her residence in the 200 block of Hillview Avenue in the community of Mayview Manor.

(New Castle, De 19720) Yesterday, (Apr 14) at approximately 11:45 p.m., officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to a report of a missing subject.  When the officers arrived at the 200 block of Hillview Avenue address, they learned that 35-year-old Amanda Grusenmeyer had left the residence at 9:00 p.m. and has not returned.  The officers also learned that Amanda suffers from health conditions that cause a concern for her welfare.

Amanda Grusenmeyer is a white female 5’08, 200lbs with brown hair and hazel eyes.  She was last seen wearing a purple short-sleeved shirt and light-colored pants. 

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Amanda Grusenmeyer to please contact the New Castle County Division of Police by dialing (302) 573-2800 or visit our website at http://www.NCCPD.com, or (IM) on the New Castle County Police Facebook page.

Amanda Grusenmeyer

-###-

POLICE ARREST JUVENILE ON GUN CHARGES

(Wilmington, DE 19713) On Tuesday March 30th, at approximately 5:30 p.m., patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to Balfour Ave, in the community of Knollwood for the report of gunshots being fired. 

When the officers arrived, they learned from witnesses that a 15-year-old white male was seen shooting into the parkland in the direction of Colby Avenue. 

Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Unit arrived at the scene and assumed the investigation.  The detectives learned that the juvenile got into an argument earlier,  returned, and fired multiple rounds into the parkland.

Tuesday (Apr 12), the juvenile was located in the City of Wilmington by detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit, Special Investigations Squad, and taken into custody.  He was transported to New Castle County Police Headquarters and charged with seven counts of felony Reckless Endangering, one count of felony Possession a Handgun by a Person Prohibited, one count of felony Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon, and one count of Discharging a Firearm within Area of a Dwelling, a New Castle County Code Violation.

He was arraigned by New Castle County Family Court and ordered held at the New Castle County Detention Center on $62,001 dollars cash bail. 

-###-